Confucius Quotes

Confucius (551 – 479 B.C.E.)

Confucius (551 – 479 B.C.E.) was a Chinese philosopher and politician of the Spring and Autumn period. The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. Confucius is traditionally credited with having authored or edited many of the Chinese classic texts, including all of the Five Classics. Confucius’s principles have commonality with Chinese tradition and belief. He championed strong family loyalty, ancestor veneration, and respect of elders by their children. He espoused the well-known principle “Do not do unto others what you do not want done to yourself,” the Golden Rule. His teaching and philosophy greatly impacted people around the world and remains influential today.

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